• 21 Oct 2021 7:28 PM | Anonymous

    WA STATE: Health professions in our state depend on committees, boards and commissions to advise our secretary of health on the topics, issues and reports relevant to each profession. The Washington State Department of Health is actively recruiting for multiple positions on the Certified Counselors and Hypnotherapists Advisory Committee.

    Committees, boards and commissions are designed to give citizens a voice in their government and allow citizens to influence decisions that shape the quality of life for the residents of our state. Participation on a committee, board or commission is one of the most effective steps citizens can take in becoming an active voice in their government.

    To qualify, applicants:

    * Must be residents of Washington State

    * May not hold a leadership position in a professional association for their profession.

    * May not be employed by Washington State.

    * Public members must represent the general public and be unaffiliated directly or indirectly with the professions credentialed under chapter 18.19 RCW and 18.225 RCW—mental health counselors, marriage and family therapists and social workers.

    Committees and boards generally meet four times yearly and will meet virtually (during the pandemic) or at one of the department offices in either Tumwater or Kent. Members are paid $50 per day and are reimbursed for travel expenses and meals.

    Contact us for additional information, or CLICK HERE to access the recruitment notification.

  • 01 Oct 2021 6:16 PM | Anonymous

    Beware of Ongoing Scam Attempts!

    WA State Licensed Health Care Professionals: Beware of ongoing scam attempts -- Scammers falsely claiming to represent the Washington State Department of Health continue to try to defraud licensed health care professionals, prompting this reminder to providers not to send money or to offer financial information without being certain of the recipient’s identity.


  • 20 Jul 2020 7:34 PM | Anonymous

    On July 16th, the FCC voted to make '9-8-8' the national suicide prevention and mental health hotline!

    Action Will Help Combat Rising Suicide Rates by Making It Easier for Americans in Crisis to Obtain Assistance from Trained Counselors

    CLICK HERE to

  • 27 Sep 2019 7:37 PM | Anonymous

    WA State Department of Health: Links, resources, and contact information on Suicide Prevention.


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